Pershing Square – Places to Eat

You walk, you ride – you get hungry…

The following is a short list of restaurants, coffee shops and snack bars convenient to the Pershing Square tour route. 

While WalknRideLA doesn’t rate eateries we’ll do our best to provide guidelines on cost; whether they’re open for breakfast (B), lunch (L) or dinner (D) hours; are open on weekends (W); and price ranges and notes.

Price per person:

  • $ – Inexpensive, $10 and under
  • $$ – Moderate, $11 – $20
  • $$$ – More expensive, over $20

The list is by no means exhaustive. Links are provided where available. Restaurants are listed alphabetically beneath their closest numbered tour stop.

5. Palace Theatre

6. The Chocolate Shop.

  • D-Town Burger Bar. Hamburgers, salads. 216 W. Sixth Street. 213-228-0022. L/D; W; $

7. “SB Corner”

  • Cole’s Original French Dip. 118 E. Sixth Street (below Pacific Electric Lofts). Sandwiches, salads, pies. L/D; W; $-$$
  • Nickel Diner.  524 S. Main Street. 213-623–8301. B/L/D; W; Closed Sunday evenings and all day on Monday; $ 

8. Hayward Hotel

16. Continental Building

  • Harlem Place Cafe (formerly Lost Souls Cafe). Coffee, sandwiches, pastries. 124 w. Fourth Street. 213-617-7006. B/L; W; $   
  • Rocket Pizza. Pizza, sandwiches, salads. 122 W. Fourth Street. 213-687-4992. L/D; W; $  
  • Urban Noodle. Asian cuisine. 118 W. Fourth Street. 213-626-0662. L/D; D on Saturdays; L/D on Sundays. $$

Main Street Side Trip

  •  Pete’s Cafe & Bar. Full-service restaurant. 400 S. Main Street. 213-617-1000. L/D; W; L$$, D$$$20. Bradbury Building

 20. Bradbury Building

  • Subway. Sub sandwiches. 308 S. Broadway. 213-626-1605. B/L/D; W: $

 22. Grand Central Market

29. Los Angeles Central Library

  •  Cafe Pinot. Full-service restaurant. Contemporary Californian fare. 700 W. Fifth Street.  213-239-6500. L/D; Weekends – dinner only; L$$, D$$$
  • Panda Express. Chinese cafeteria. 630 W. Fifth Street. 213-688-8783. L/D (closes at 5 or 6 pm); W (open Saturday only); $$
  • Rendezvous Court. Café, salads, pastries; Afternoon Tea. 506 S. Grand Avenue. 213-612-1562. B/L/D; W; $$; (Contact Smeraldi’s for afternoon Tea reservations – Wed-Sun $$$)   
  • SaiSai. PanAsian restaurant, sushi bar. 501 S. Olive Street (within the Biltmore). 213-624-1100. L/D; D Saturdays only. $$
  • Smeraldi’s. Full-service Italian, Continental restaurant. 506 S. Grand Avenue (within the Biltmore). 213-612-1562. B/L/D; W; B$$/L$$, D$$$

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